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Stuff Magazine

  • 5 page paper

5 pages. The editors of Stuff Magazine, touted as the "new men's magazine from Maxim", is actually nothing more than a hastily put together magazine that takes more than it gives. This paper considers the content and truth about what is between the covers of Stuff Magazine. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 5 page paper looks at five different articles from 1965 which report on the shooting of Malcolm X. The details for three of the articles had been provided by a student, and two of the articles—one from the New York Times and the other from The New York Post--are discussed in depth. Quotes ...

Amadou Diallo

  • 5 page paper

In early February of 1999, 22 year old Amadou Diallo, an immigrant from Guinea, was shot as he stood on the doorstep of his home by four policemen. This 5 page paper explores the incident through critical analysis of three articles. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page paper which examines journalism coverage of the recent Maoist insurgencies in Nepal and the Philippines, as well as the conditions of the Shining Path in Peru a few years back. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 9 page paper considers how the concept of popularity has changed within the British press by comparing 1950 to the current day.

A five page paper which looks at the ways in which an advertisement for a stunt acting course could be constructed and the elements which should be included in the text. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

6 pages in length. Information is the foundation of social existence; however, the accuracy of such information can either reinforce the benefit of knowledge or it can tear down the very fundamental basis of its existence. Clearly, the source from which any information is derived reflects one of the most important considerations when ...

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the news headlines on four different days: February 3, 1898, January 11, 1934, March 22, 1961, and August 7, 1981. This paper integrates a view of two different issues as they are outlined in the news on these days and considers the context and changing ...

A 5 page assertion that the electronic media is one of the most influential entities of the modern world. This paper cautions, however, that while we are most definitely better informed about current world events as a result of television and radio, we are also subject to manipulation by the media. In many ...

This 8 page paper considers the role of the media when reporting on war. The paper focuses on the war against terrorism in Afghanistan, but can be applied to other conflict. The writer looks at how the reporting may serve the philosophy of the greatest good, and how reports may conflict with commercial interests. The ...

5 pages. The importance as to the freedom expression is discussed as well as opinions regarding the role of free press. What limits should apply, if any. A brief overview of the movie Newsies is included and relevant scenes regarding the role of free press and freedom of expression is discussed. ...

This 11 page paper provides a historical look at journalism with a focus on how the nineteenth century changed it. Newspaper reporting is the focus of this paper that talks about hoax journalism and other trends which emanated from the 1800s. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Media Text Analysis

  • 5 page paper

A five page paper which looks at the way in which media texts represent reality, the social and political constraints which affect such representations, and the differences between news media in the UK and the US. Bibliography lists 4 sources.


  • 5 page paper

This paper describes the role of a PR professional in an organization, and also discusses how the role has changed over the years. Also included is a "pure" defintion of public relations. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

El Universal

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper evaluating the major newspaper of Caracas, Venezuela. El Universal is a newspaper that, as most newspapers are, is a venue for reporting local events and news. It is also more, however. The publication appears to be one that means to serve the local community, but also a wider ...

A seven page paper which considers the nature of press censorship in Arab countries, and the extent to which increasing access to news on the Internet has affected media censorship. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Creative nonfiction

  • 6 page paper

A critical review of Gerard's 'Creative Nonfiction', which looks at the genre in general and Gerard's perspective on it in particular. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 11 page paper evaluates media bias in the American press concerning how it covers terrorism. September 11th is the springboard for this discussion that, for the most part, comes from a British point of view. The British press is looked at in comparison. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

This 7 page paper looks back at news reporting in 1979, shortly after the disaster. Various types of print media are evaluated. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This paper examines the concept of media bias, and provides examples from both the right and left in terms of biased reporting. Also discussed is how bias impacted news coverage of the 9-11 events. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 9 page paper looks at profit as both a negative and positive influence in American media today. Detrimental qualities such as the proliferation of greed, and the compromising of values, are noted as are the positive mechanisms like the enhancement of freedom and choice. A balanced approach is taken and the topic is reviewed ...

A 5 page paper which examines how the magazine National Geographic has engaged in presentations of Western cultural visions of race and progress. The work of Catherine Lutz and Jane Collins “Reading National Geographic” is examined in the process. Bibliography lists 3 additional sources.

This 6 page paper provides an overview of information gleaned from a review of two colonial newspapers. The Virginia Gazette and the Boston Gazette and Country Journal are discussed. The Boston Massacre is highlighted. Most works cited are primary sources and quotes are included. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Distortion by the Media

  • 10 page paper

10 pages. The media has a powerful impact on our lives. Unfortunately, the media often distorts the truth, resorting to sensationalism. This sensationalism is what sells more newspapers, so we have to contend with the fact that the fear factor is embellished in many cases in order to sell more newspapers. ...

This 11 page paper evaluates how the dropping of the atomic bomb was viewed in the 1940s and then again fifty years later . Differences in reporting as well as ideology are discussed. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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